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How do I decide what to major in if I don’t even know what I want my career to be yet?

SMU News Being the first to go to college can be hard. SMU senior, Kaityln, shares her TOP TEN TIPS to help you through the experience. Watch

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First in her family, finding her place

SMU News Originally Posted: December 9, 2019 The daughter of a single mom who worked two jobs to support her family, Kaitlyn Contreras was determined to attend college. “I knew I wanted to go to college; I just didn’t know how,” she says. “But I followed the advice of my grandmother. She never went to […]

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Sept. 5: Health and Society Lecture

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Blending science and the arts: Sam Weber ’18

SMU News Originally Posted: May 2018 As a student researcher, Sam Weber trains others working on cell biology experiments and explores the use of the performing arts in public health education. And this spring he is directing his second 24-Hour Musical, Heathers the Musical. The Dedman College Scholar and University honors student will graduate in May with […]

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Watch: SMU medical anthropologist Carolyn Smith-Morris featured on Good Morning Texas

Good Morning Texas Originally Posted: February 26, 2018 Scientists have learned much about the flu since the 1918 flu pandemic that killed an estimated 50 to 100 million people worldwide, says SMU medical anthropologist Carolyn Smith-Morris: “We have a strong arsenal – medicinal, mechanical and social – against infectious disease and its ravages. But as […]

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SMU hosts lecture on 1918 flu epidemic

Daily Campus Originally Posted: February 25, 2018 Members of the SMU community filled the Gene and Jerry Jones Great Hall in Meadows Museum on Feb. 22 to learn about the evolution of the flu virus since 1918. During a flu season that has seen abnormally large numbers of illnesses, hospitalizations and death, SMU’s Godbey Anniversary […]

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LISTEN: What Pandemics Of The Past Can Teach Us About This Year’s Flu Outbreak

KERA Originally Posted: February 21, 2018 This flu season is making regular headlines, especially in North Texas, where more than 100 people have died. It doesn’t compare to the flu crisis the world endured a century ago, but we can still learn from it. Some experts estimate about one-third of the world’s population came down […]

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At SMU, Sam Weber ’18 Explores His Love Of Two Vastly Different Fields

SMU Magazine Originally Posted: Spring 2018 Issue Growing up in Overland Park, Kansas, Samuel Gage Weber became fascinated with science by watching Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. The first 3-D animated feature film made outside Hollywood was directed by SMU alumnus John Davis ’84. Weber, whose mother is a nurse, imagined being Jimmy Neutron while he played […]

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SMU senior Benjamin H. Chi named Schwarzman Scholar

SMU News Originally Posted: December 4, 2017 DALLAS (SMU) — SMU senior Benjamin H. Chi was named a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar, one of 140 students selected globally to receive the honor. Schwarzman Scholars are selected based on their academic aptitude, intellectual ability, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, ability to anticipate and act on emerging trends and […]

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Dedman College Undergraduate and Health and Society Major, Lauren Zabaleta, Receives Panahellenic Scholarship

Redlands Daily Facts Originally Posted: July 4, 2016 Lauren Zabaleta, a graduate of Redlands High School, is a senior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She is a member of the inaugural class of the health and society major at SMU, an interdisciplinary program that combines biology, chemistry, psychology and anthropology. Her minor is business […]